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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - May 24, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                LIN ESTABLISHED N tat a W Hewst KEMMLER S DOOM The Supreme Court Refuses a Writ of Error in His ver and Harbor Bill In the H The McKlnley Tariff BUI Received in the Mormon May supreme court of the United States today denied the application for a writ of error in the caw of under sentence of death by The opinion was by Chief Justice The court held the change in the form of death was within tin sphere of the legis atlve power of the The legis lature of the state of New York deter mined that it did not inflict cruel and un usual and its courts have sustained tins This court cannot see that the prisoner has been de prived if due process of In order to reverse the judgment this court should compelled to hold that the court of appeals committed an error so gross as to deprive the prisoner of his constitu tional This court has no hesita tion in saying it cannot do The case will next come up before Lnited States Circuit Judge who made an order to operate as a stay until the supreme court could pass upon the questions This order was Issned with Hitunderstanding that the counsel apply to the supreme conn for a writ of habeas cor Their application for such writ was thrown out but they were allowed a hearing on application for a writ of er and it was this application which was today Jt is therefore sup posed that Judge when the or der becomes returnable the third Mon day in will vacate that be ing practically the understanding upon which the order was The toduy finally adjourned un til next beginning the second Mon day in The claim that the depreciation in the value of swine and lard is due to the manufacture of lard Wilson is not to nis mind The greatest injury to the farmer and his hog crop comes from the unscrupulous meth ods of the packing houses and stock yard Wilson is reluctant to enforce the measure he will either increase the price or restrict the sale of healthful and which would do the fanners no good bnt the laboring men The Mormon May i McDonald made a motion today before Ihe supreme court for a rehearing in the Mormon case and to vacate the The court refused the but al owed the latter part of the It was satisfied the conclusions reached were but not the form of the de ree and took the matter under advisement until the next The un derstood object is to ascertain if there is i not some method by which the money ac cumulated by the church of the Latter Day Saints ean be returned to some source that will not use the funds for j propagation of there being a reluctance to absolutely confiscate ihe A VIVID DEATH i Lightning Kills Remking in Her Bad Weather for Tramp Killed at state UnlrenitT Program Keoknki Union Depot Iowa Spedal to The STOEM May William a fanners living about seven miles south of Storm was struck by lightning yesterday She had gone out into the farmyard to When the rain came up she started for the house and was killed a few feet but seemed to have changed mind and drawing a razor across Jus throat three cutting the windpipe each No cause is known for the rash There is but a small chance for his AIT IOWA c the May The house committee on elections today acted upon pending contested election cases thre THE and the result will probably be an in crease of the republican majority in the house by two The cases de cided were those of Langston Vena from the fourth Virginia district Miller seventh South Caro lina and Chalmers second Mississippi In the first two cases the committee will report in favor of seating the republican contst Langston and but in the Mississippi case the report will be ii favor of seating the SITE FOE THE A Fierce Twlrler 3ear Lon Dolnc Considerable Special to The May About five oclock last evening a cyclone passed two miles north of going in an easterly Pleasant seven miles being as far as heard from at this Several dwelling and school houses were badly damaged and a num ber of barns and outbuildings of all totally de So far as we are able to no one was seriously It is by far the worst storm ever experienced in this and the damage will run into thousands of A Train Fired May Qnincy and Burlington local passenger was fired upon Wednesday morning when about onehalf mile south of The bullet crashed through a window of the passing about six inches above the head of a Louis traveling sales man named who was badly frightened when he realized what a nar row escape he A Mine Has A Special to The DES May Christy coal four miles out of the had a fire about one oclock The engine house and blacksmith with the were completely de The fire caught from ihe fully covered by insurance in sis Have Enough Special to The 1 LAKE May the past ten days this section of country has AY MAY 1890 A TREMENDOUS Heavy Rain and Hail Storms Reported From Blown X amber of People Landi FloodedRall road Track and Bridges Dis May severe rain and electrical storm passed over a large section of western Pennsylvania this even doing great damage to property and resulting in the loss of several In the east end of this city houses were blown trees unrooted and small buildings A house on Black concert with James Dee to defraud the exchange of Dee was a correspondent of the exchange at The it is is due to the late developments in the Big Four A director of the bank says the deposits amounted to Cashier Thompson is out of Thompson is also treasurer of Tioga Horse occupied by John was been visited by several heavy rains which The Turin Kill Iltiitlved anil to the liiiuiiee the trans action of some unimportant routine busi ness tint of the naval ap propriation liill wns resumed and contin ued until two iiYloek when the silver bill was taken lint in a few minutes it was liiid to allow Stanford to ad dress the somite on his liill providing for loans liy the fovirniiiont agricultural The tarill1 liill was received this after noon and referred at once to the oommit lee on Tin thousand copies wore ordered printed for the use of the At the conclusion of Stanfords speech Ihe liill over without Tinconliioiicc on hill for public building tu Wns agreed lalkiior gave notice of an amend ment 10 Wilsons bill providing imported into prohibitory he to control and tax ation in tinexorcise of tinstated police Call oHond a calling on the president for information as to the landing of an armed force from the rev enue eiiuor at Odnr Florida the forcible entry ol houses and pursuit of Un motion nf Kdmutids it was laid ami iiftvr tit executive session the senate The Fair Uirertorg Hold a Meet ing to Hear From May special meeting of the directors of the worlds exposition is in progress this afternoon for the pur pose of considering the reports of the finance and legislative both of which bodies have boon in session daily during the past Among the matters to be considered will be the desirability or applying to tho legislature for permission to allow the eitv to itself for live millions of dollars and also to allow the South park commissioners to lease the unimproved land in Jackson The question of increasing the capital stock to will also The boom in favor of tinlake front is rapidly subsid ing and iill tinsigns of times point to Jackson park as the coming THE The ltlvi IIIKI llurlmr Hill I nilir Nioii The lliiiiiiplii Miiy Now introduced Iho bill subjecting oloomaigaiiiii lo tinprovisions of tin laws of tho several stales Tinliousiilnn wiiil iiitoeouiiiiitlcc of ilio whole on rivor tiud luirbor llowilt moved an amendmentin givotliv city f right to lake up tin harbor there dropped by I IKgovernment and complete providing I Inoily shall then receive of offered an amend ment appropriating for the pur pose nV scouring a continuous navigable wnior way lioiwoon Lake Michigan and the Mississippi ailoinmlo for the passage of Mississippi rivor stoamboals and naval and for ciiiitiiiimilnn of the survey of the Illinois Henderson said the oommiuoo had not considered tinproposition and it sliimltl tint bo included in the bill eonsidoral uf said the jealousy between Chicago and Louis hitherto prevented the adoption of this irrand national project of and the a project which would certainly bo carried out in the end and place Chicago the hoad of i lie Mississippi rivor of explained that tho eaiml wasomiroly independent of this of moved 10 amiiid the amendment by fixing tho approprialion at This was ao ccpteil but the entire proposi tion was by the When i appropriating fur tho construction of the Illi nois and Mississippi llounopin canal was of mode the point of ordor that the committee had no jurisdiction over Pending decision tho eommittoo roso and tlio lumso took a recess until The ai the ovoning session passed fortytwo private pension bills and GENERAL WASHINGTON An omimr Caw May interstate commerce commission decided the case of Lobmanii of against tho Transcontinental lino for charging a higher rato on sugar from San Francisco to Ilumboldt thau to Kansas u longer The commission holds tho lower rate to Kan sas City was forced on tho carriers by competitive and the rate to Humboldt was only not unreason but lower than it would be except for the conditions on the Kansas City The Outlaw Influence at Cedar May secretary of the treasury has received a telegram from Collector at Cedar saying the town is still con trolled by the CottroU the sitr nation being and that there will bo no safety for United States officials until he is especially if the rovonue should leave Orders were issued from the treasury department today for the Mc Lane to remain at Cedar Keys until it Js considered by the officials there that her services are no longer Mint enforce the May president having received information that cattle men were invading the Cherokee strip in violation of his has in structed General Merritt to enforce the provisions of the proclama ConinoBBd May tive of today sub mitted io the bouse from the committee on agriculture report containing bis viewsou the bill roportod toy tho com defining and taxing oompound ffVorn die arguments gMMMttted before the committee lu favor idie inference is be Immediate resultof toe to Increase fee Halted Uttmi LOOKED ON A DEAD Uolllii OIKIKI unit lluJiciiiHl KxpiiHdl to View of May the casket containing the remains of exPres ident iarliold wonromovod to the me morial structure was opened in order to forever the rumors about tho body mil being in The body was found to be in a gooii state of preser It could The hair had somewhat fallen off from tho but 1 he board had grown fully two The eyes and mouth wore closed and the features perfectly They looked as though a frost had fallen upon The two sons of the late presi Marry and did not care to look their fathers and tho cover of tlie casket was replaced and ro fasunod TIED HER NECK TO A Indiana of 11 1 mine taty from May lh Hamilton and Dayton vesti bule train left Chicago Wednesday night al nine oclock there was among the pas sengers a young presumably about twentylive years lloforo tho train had proceeded far she produced two pint bottles of whisky and drank from them several In conversation with one of her fellowpassengers she said I am going to 1 have no friends When tintrain was near singot up and went out on the roar platform of the and remained there so long that the passengers became uneasy and a search was A rope was round tiid to the hand rail of tho car and i Insignal was given to stop the which was side tracked and tho engine soul back 10 look for the missing The train men found her body ly ing in a pool of water and atid from all appearances she had tied the ropearound her and after having fastened it socuroly to the car jumped off in the There was nothing found lu reveal her She was evidently a girl of refinement and tho passengers think she drank the whisky to nerve herself to commit BAD WEATHEE FOE TinCorn Boning in Ground and the Cat Worms at Special to The May tinued rains and cold weather have made fanners decidedly Hay and oats crop is looking well but all early corn has rotted in the and farmers are waiting for favorable weather to There is corn in cribs but purchasers are met with locked doors and the refusal to sell a Cut worms are doing great damage in all parts of the STATE DNIVEESHT The Irocram Fully Grad uatinc Special to The HawkEyc J IOWA May program of the graduating exercises of the state uni versity has been fully Among other matters of interest will be the uni versity oration by Ham formerly chancellor of the law de The program exercises are as follows June review by Governor Boies and dress parade at 4 Literary socictios graduating exer cises at S June ladles declamatory June baccalau reate June class day June university oration by law class graduation Alumni associa tion business meeting si Alumni banquet senior June col legiate commencement s presi dents A very great effort is being made to get the alumni of the university to at and it is thought there will be a large number of them It is cus tomary every ten years since 1870 for the graduating class to leave some memorial The classes of 1870 and 1SSO plant ed largo boulders on the and tho class of 1S90 wants to do the The regents have objected to any more being I placed so the matter will be com promised by putting in a Nego tiations are now being carried on for and on class day it will be dedicated with appropriate were badly needed for pastures and all kinds of But we have had enough now for a and what we now need is some warm Small grain has done but warm weather is needed to promote the growth of Despicable Special to The HawtEyej LAKE May un scrupulous miscreants and vandals have been throwing stones through the large and costly windows of the Lutheran church in this All possible means will be used to apprehend the perpetra lifted bodily from the foundation and blown a considerable The family escaped with slight At least a score of other houses in the vicin ity were A large number of persons received slight but as far as known there were no At McKeesport hail stones as large as walnuts while A Critical Moment in the tUe of the May ThePresbyterian general assembly this morning listened to an account of the work and progress of the Evangelical Lutheran church from of the general synod of the Reformed church in brought the greetings of that of the synod of and a missionary of the JOBBERS The Iowa Railway Commission De cides in Their The Cedar Northern Railway Ordered to St vUe Tariff Sehedale to Avoid and PRICE 15 CERTS PER I existing evils and will still shippers at a great disadvantage count of lower interstate Respondent through dent Ives and Iw freight admitted thec tion as but claimed that it dnction to within 15 per cent oft of class A roads would virtually i existing evils that under the eft tion fixed by the commissioners thejra entitled to such beta I A Milwaukee May is stated that the Milwaukee and Paul railroad has finally concluded to build the long contemplated branch from to through which will give diricet connection with A Narrow Escape From Special to The May yesterday morning came near destroying the Man dcrsheid hotel building and Loss explosion of a gasoline A Tramp Ground to Special to The May tramp named Ferguson was literally ground to pieces this while attempting to board a freight HAWKBYE CONPEDEEATE A Southern XrwKiiaurr SpreadA Itself in Honor ofKohert Kn May State leads otf today in confederate dec orations in honor of Cencral Its building is covered from top to bottom with confederate and battle flags wave from every None but con federate colors The only legend that appears on the face of the building is this Americas Greatest These confederate dec orations will be followed up tomorrow by a twenty page styled the orate tilled with war reminiscences and confederate battle Miners Will ICesnmp SCOTT May miners at Scotts mines have boen notified that the firm will pay them one cent less than the Columbus Scotts minors and a greater portion of the Youghioghony river miners who have boen on a strike for Columbus scale will resume in full uday proposal having boon accepted by Mannfacturero to Shut May Western Window Glass Manufacturers associa tion has decided to shut down all fac tories in country for the summer on June A combine was also made with the jobbers by which the prices of glass are to be made uniform hereafter in all Quarreled Over Insurance May Mallow shot and killed his son aged and then shot himself Seven The two had been quarreling over some in s nranoc For Xervous Vie Hertfords Add T sajK 1 have prescribed it in a large nnmber of restleamew at and nervous diseases and also in caeee of indigestion oauaed by lack of sufficient gastric juloeof the with marked and consider It one of the host remedies known to the profes sional 3tUen Train May train bearing George Francis Train and party passed here this It is expected they will reach Tacoma at noon tomor During the next few days I will offer bargains in groceries not found elsewhere in the I would rather sell at a low margin than remove my Gomorof Fourth and Washington KcKolnlioua Concerning Original 1aikageM Special to Iowa Con gregational in session at Des adopted the following resolu tions lly a decision of the su preme court of tho United States that no state has power at present to control the sale of liquor imported from another state while they remain in tho hands of the importer and in original and This seems to be an unde sirable and even a perilous limitation of state as it was intended to bo by the constitution of the United States and The supremo court has in timated that engross is able to give com plete relief That tho general associ ationoftuo Congregational churches in Iowa most earnestly and most respect fully the senators and represent atives of this state in osngress to vote fsr Senator Wilsons bill now pending in the or for some other measure which will enable thepeople of Iowa at onoo to regulate and to prohibit the sale of intoxicating liquors within Its Supreme Court Special to the HawkcyeJ DKS May following oases wore decided by the supreme court this morning George Thomas and Thomas George OBrien Scott Affirmed opinion by Thomas Van Johnson Affirmed opinion by Pooria Steam Marble Works Mary Linsenmeyor ot Dos Moiues Affirmed opinion by g Lucy Trimble Thorson et Montgomery Affirmed opinion by Carson the Iowa City Gas Light et and Moses Bloom the Johnson Affirmed opinion by Rotlirock David superior courtof Council Re versed opinion by The Keoknk Union Hay was a full representation of officials of the roads interested at a conference held here Wednesday concerning the new union The articles of agreement were and an organization was per Bonds will be issued to cover the expense of constructing the depot work on which will be begun The election of officers resulted as follows president secretary and treasurer Gilmore and members of the executive Gilmore and Goodrich were ap pointed a committee on location of lows Wholesale CEDAE May an nual meeting of the State Association of Wholesale Grocers convened in tills city yesterday with between forty and jobbers from all parts of the state in A secret session was at which the antitrust law was Amajoiity believe the law will in no way affect the contract price An effort will be made to form a new organization to include all the job bers of the AKTKK FKKK POSTAL Dodge has made application for a free postal delivery senior classof Cornell college is the largest ever gradu It numbers 33 of which 25 arc gentlemen and 10 are HOODLUMS What Cheer the other night a party of hoodlums lifted the town jail from its foundation so that one of their friends might They were all captured and lined S10 and April report of the Marshalltown Soldiers Home shows the number of inmates to be The auditor of state has issued a warrant for for the support of the EFFECTS OK The first day original packages made their cppearauce at Emmetsburg a boozy granger fell through the glass front of tho doing considerable dam A HANDSOME Drake University church in Des now in process of is to be a very fine It is built of stone and brick and will havo a seating capacity of hifUiMKKs are Farmers alliances in the be sides eighty granges and a number of farmers The total membership of farmers organizations is estimated at The celebrated case of Father the unfrocked priest who recently died at against Bish op Hennessy for is now being prosecuted in the district court at Dubuque by the administrator of Father The case promises to be contested as bitterly as when Father Jean was THAT AXTELL the purchaser of the famous Indepen dence paid that enormous for the charming it looked as if somebody and his money were parted after the common style of but now it begins to look as if Axtell is ac tually worth all that was paid for inasmuch as his engagements far this season for exhibition and breediig will bring paying for him self in one MANY POSTAL Wednes day the one hundred thousandth postal order was issued at the Cedar Kapids that being the number issued since the establishment of the When that number is i new start is made with number Post master Charles sent the older to Grovcr of Jfew and re mitted ten Order number one was directed to Benjamin and was for a similar It will be many years let ore the limit number will again be it having required thirty years for the one just A FAMOUS BUTTER creamery at Algona has just received one of the famous Johannson butter extrac tors which will be put in operation ia a few days it is the third machine made in the United States and its success will be watched with much interest by western It has a capacity of one pouid the rain poured down sheets for half an Lightning struck several buildings and considerable damage was The greatest injury was done by water which came down Whites Hollow in a stream seventyfive feet The water was five feet deep on Fifth avenue and a number of houses below the grade were At Greensburg William a gardener at Josephs academy was killed by The heavy rains caused great damage in every Near the lightning struch a derrick on the Miller shattering it and killing William seriously injuring William Gates and stunning two In Fayette county the rainfall was ex tensive and did much damage to rail A heavy landslide occurred at as it was being cleared away a still heavier one came blocking both The flood in Mountz creek carried away many build At Layten Station an immense amount or rocks and trees came down on the Baltimore and Ohio The rain there amounted almost to a cloud At Scottdale the storm was particu larly destructive cellars along all the principal streets Were nearly tilled with water and goods in the stores were sat The creek is rising steadily and the safety of the bridges between Scott dale and Fairchance is A dispatch from Oil Pennsyl says A heavy rain falls almost steadily since last raising the water in the river and creeks to the highest point since On account of washouts there arc no railroad communi cations with Buffalo or Ground floors of the lower portion of town are At West two and a half inches of rain fell in twenty min deluging the streets and flooding a number of business There are apprehensions of a big rise in the In Pittsburg heavy rain is likely to swell the rivers to Hood A special from says The long continued rains have caused a great deal of on ihe railroads in this section of state and today there were many A westbound freight on tinSickle Plate went through i bridge near Throe trainmen were seriously injund and twentylive cars wont down into Hie At Meadvillo lightning struck several although none were badly Several streets wenHooded and extensive damage will result in the lower portion of the city from the rapid rising of French Throe a slaughterhouse and numerous small lntildings and sidewalks swept Reports from all directions in dicate the damage iti this vicinity very The railroads also sunVrcd from STREETS OP RUNNING Culverts Torn up and Many Cellurx May Carry the streets are convortcd into rivers in some places two feet tearing up sewers and washing out The railroad yards are completely Merch ants havo also sustained heavy The valley from Carry to a distance of twenty is a complete lake of water from one to three miles in The loss will probably reach or Public highways in the surrounding country are nearly im Three People Killed by May Pat wife and two of Saline were killed by lightning while standing under a tree during the storm this A May morning chantof thiiviuage ittrmntml mirMo of butter per minute and requires om horse power to run It takes out tie milk the same as the ordinary separator but instead of taking out the crean it also churns it and at the sams time turns out the skimmed th buttermilk and the It is Swedish A JAIL Washingtoi Press gives the following account of i jail delivery which took place at Mourt Pleasant recently Sheriff away dangl ter opened the door to set in a pail of water one of eight prisoners behind tie she thinking all were in their cell he RratiSd the door and jerked her down twosteps up quick as lightninr and grabbed him sisters came ani on he tore clothes all off onl and bruised the and knocked hs head against the stunning bit he went out told tW men passing to seize him wouldnt do fe he came to Wayland and stole Matthew horse and rode to lettiik loose the which was recovered and took to the escaping officers by The other seven pri oners longed for the jail but tie plucky girl was too qnicfe for j Delight A Desperate Character Arrested for Out rage at May desperate char acter named Channcey Robbins was ar rcstc by Thomas sheriff of Noda way for alleged viola tion of the person of a tenyearold girl in Calhoun in Im mediately after the crime Eobbins He was not heard of again until last when a constable met him near Taylor and ai tempted to arrest but From Tailor County Robbins went to where the sheriff arrested him after a desper ate struggle and placed him in the coun ty The sheriff of Taylor county was wired arrived on the first went to the jail for his prisoner and attempted to handcuff It re quired the efforts of three powerful men to manacle He was brought to Bedford last even ing and Robbins is a mo rose and The sheriff of Calhoun county arrived here today to take him to the scene of his crime for He is evidently trying the insanity MURDERED A urged more push in seizing the present wonderful opportunities of that The amended report of the com mittee on revision being in Rev the said This is the most serious moment in the life of this To be just I must refer to some differences of It is too late to discuss the wisdom of this discus In which I wholly but we have the action of presbyteries with which we must He thought the assembly had the power to refuse to although he did not advocate that If we must do what A new creed as a substitute for our stand ards Eight presbyteries out of 21Z de sire Or we may run a explanatory You may shorten your shorter but others desire a concensus of the creeds of all reformed or we may propose a modification or amendment of the confession of I dont see the need of this in view of the recog nized liberty allowed by the terms of the But 213 presbyteries differ with a nd I bow to their and I wish others in tho minority would do the if wo are to the right way would seem to be by a but how shall we appoint this and within what area shall it move I have read McCrackens which seemed to be like the mode by which the Doge of Venice was I think we ought to appoint now because have the is since we mu st have the consent of twothirds of the presby teries to any is coming or we will have to come to it by a shorter I want all the time we can Fur it is the right thing to The church has this right for which I will We of the minority must not stand against this great but must define the functions of the We must have no change that will affect the Calvinistic character of our Great lam glad Day accepts this I desire I warn the assembly to reaffirm its want the committee to feel that the hand of tho assembly is on I want instructions that the change shall be confined to what is necessary to re move popular misapprehension as to tho sense of our The minority cannot get what they want no changes at you of the majority cannot get all you least I wish we could get rid of the about the pope being so that we can recog the validity of the Roman Catholic f wish the assembly would emphasize the denial that we be Jieve in infant damnation or that ir is in our He offered an amendment to Mc CracUcns plan of providing for a com mittee of revision containing not less than of not more than two shall lie appointed by any one and to to the next alter ations to be sent down to the presby teries said committee to Inrestrained from proposing such as will alter tincalvinistic character of thi standards and to propose only such as will remove popular of jSew road an amend ment to both McCrackens and Pattons which provided for committee of revision of fifteen ministers and six the moderator of this assembly to appoint one member of this commit tee from each synod to act with the mod erator as a committee of nomination of this committee of revision said commit tee to meetjiot later than October and report to the next general as On motion of it was voted that all other orders of business should be laid aside until the final vote was reached in the appointment of the committee on The Iowa railway commissioners reached a decision on Thursday on the complaint of Burlington jobbers against the Cedar Rapids and North ern railway company for discrimination in freight The case was heard by the commissioners in the Commercial club rooms in this city on the 13th The Iowa shippers have complained of the discrimination against them at times when interstate rates have been reduced during general rate and they have always contended that when rates were reduced from points without the state to points within the that a similar re duction should be made in Iowa local Our Burlington it is hardly necessary to are very much pleased with the commissioners decision and their ruling as given in the third section of their The following is a fnll copy of the de cision Before the Board of Railroad Commis State of Burlington Shippers Cedar Rapids and northern Railway Dis Complaint filed Mav DECISION OF Ou the of a complaint signed by Chiwenden Lyman Bik Winzor Charles Robert Smith A Co Embalming Burial Case company and John Blaul shippers of Burling was filed with the alleging that the Cedar Rap ids and Northern Railway company is discriminating against said shippers by charging a higher rate for the transpor tation of freight from Burlington to all points on their lino of road in of Cedar than they are charging for the transportation of similar freight from Louis Burlington to all points on the same line of road in Attached to the complaint are distance tariff frcm Louis to and local tariff of respondent which complainants allege constitute a joint tariff from Louis to points on the which unjustly discriminates against them by giving lower rates from Louis than from Burlington to points on same road in On tho 10th day of president of respondent tel egraphed the If agreeable to tho commissioners we will publish a local tariff fifteen per cent higher than tho local tariff of class A issued March Please advise by Com plainants were unwilling to accept the proposition of respondent and a hearing took place at May all parties being The statute under which the complaint is brought sections 18 and 1 of chapter laws of tho 22d general assembly U as follows The commissioners having considered the evidence In getherwith bills and taring respondent both interstateta arrive at the following con That the respondent though classified as a having voluntarily pott the rates of class A on Us In state that unjustly nates against Iowa industries cannot now plead in defence such discrimination such classiHcattenVS or claim any advance in rates ou business that would be a discriuiinalfonvl when compared with its That the interstate rateSi ia force on the line of and with which it has joint traffic are unjustly discriminating against and in favor of shippers i side of the state rates that In the gate are much lower on the long hauiji than the by which chants arc enabled to goods into double the lower rates than Burlington to points within the whereby Iowa shippers ore placed at their business crippled and a heavy loss entailed that such discrimJ matious ire discriminat1 and against public Tho Rapids and Northern Railway is hereby ordered at so adjust its tariff of rates in as to remove and such discriminations and remedy evils complained That it is tho opinion of the com missioners that when the interstate of any of the railways running Iowa are lower from points without the state to points within the than the local rates within tho state to the same on the same line of that such discriminations are illegal and trary to public anil are hereby Dos May The pleasant effect and the perfefe safety which ladies may use the quid froit Syrup of and r all conditions make it their favorite rei It is pleating to the eye and to W yet effectual in acting n the liver and Kunus May fell throughout Kansas yesterday a i materially beoeStted the whl i were in great need of Free a HerriM iBiptes of Miles at of Shot by a May of Stephens Roman Catholic was shot and fatally wounded tonight at the threshold of his He was accosted by a young man who professed to in a dying condition from heart The priest gave the man directions to help him phys ically and was considering the matter of spiritual consolation when the fellow drew a revolver and shot him in the The ruffian was arrested and is apparently He gives the name of Father Barrett has been pastor of Stephens for twenty wOl Sell May courier from Iowa where the Cherokee commission is negotiating with thelowas for the purchase of Indian ar rived here late last He reported that negotiations with the Indians that The Baptist Misxionary Union May At the annual meeting of the American Baptist Mis sionary Tnion this Dr of of th delivered the annual address ant tliis was followed by reports by the ex ecutive the committee on bible and the in his pre sented the obstacles and encouragement to the foreign missionary work and closet by stating that through the ef forts of William Corry and his com panions in had once roused the world on the subject of foreign missions Now he called upon the Baptists to rouse the world again by sending two hundret men at once into the foreign missionary The annual report of the execu live committee showed a very successfu years The total income was more than paying ant reducing last years debt to The increase in missions during the year wa fiftytwo fortyfive churcheM and Many interesting addresses were Xortli nip was reelected vice Trouble Over the May todays ses sion of the general synod of the Presby terian church quite a hot discussion took place on the resolution that the use of the token at communion be left to the judgment of the several This is the question which has been open for discussion in the Reformed Presbyterian church for some The matter was finally settled by a motion to indefinitely postpone action on the Mutual Insurance for May the conference of the church the regular order was suspended to allow consideration of the committee report recommending that the board of church extension establish a system of mutual insurance for Section Whenever any pcrsoniipon his own or class of persons situ or any corporation or association or any turricultural or manufac turing or any political or muni cipal shall make complaint to snid board of railrnm that the rate charged or published liy miy riiilrond or the maximum rates by said commissioners in the schedules of rates made by them under the provisions of li of this or the maximum rate that now or hereafter may he llxed by law In unreason ably hijjh or it shall be the duty of said commissioners to Immediately investigate the matter of such Upon such bearing as provided the said commissioners shall receive whatever statements or arguments either party may otter or make pertinent to the mat ter under InvcHtlKutlon anil the burden of proof shall not he held 10 be upon the person or persons makirijf the tint the commissioners shall add to the showing made at such hearing whatever information they may then have or can secnre from any source and the person or persons com plaining shall be entitled to introduce any published schedule of rates of any railroad or evidenceof rates actually charged by any railroad company for substantially the sameklml of service whether In this state or any shall at the instance of the person or persons complaining be accepted as prima facie evidence of a reasonable rate for the ser vices under and if the railroad company complained of is operating it line of railroad beyond the state of or if It ap company complained of is operating a line of railroad beyond the state of or if It ap pears that It has a traffic arrangement with any such railroad then the commis sioners in determining what Is it reasonable shall bike Into consideration the charge or rate established by such railroad or the company with which it has traffic arrangements for carrying freight from beyond the state to points within the state and from within the state to points without the were so abruptly terminated Wednesday were successfully resumed Many of the by written agree have consented to accept sixty acres of land in seventy and sen the re mainderto the government at per Otwcgo May Oswego National hank Is On the doors Is posted toe following note Pending ei aminattoB temporarily need have BO fearP A Murderer ilay who eighteen months ago as saulted and murdered his cousin and her mother because the girl would not marry was captured at his fathers resi dence at this A dispatch to the American says the murderer will probably be lynched this Aeqaitted of May Arn a prominent citizen of Colusa who has been on trial for the past week for killing Garness last January for circulating scandalous reports about his family was acquitted last In addition to freight tariffs and complaints introduced oral testi mony and expense showing that rates from Louis to points on the more than double the distance are lower in the aggregate than charges for similar freight shipped from Burlington over the same line in to tho same points in some the rate for the longer haui being 40 per cent lower than for the shorter the effect of it is has been to shut Iowa merchants out of territory properly tributary to and giving an unfair advantage toshippersoutsideof by such The of this has been to place our shippers at a great in some instances driving them from in northern where formerly they had enjoyed a fair In a communication to the May states that when he asked the agent of the at Burlington why they did not make a reduction in their Iowa distance tariff similar to the one made by the and other March he replied that Ives had said that on local business in Iowa they would make more by charging class B therefore they intended to make no Robert Donahue testified that in order to do business at one of these points he had to fill his orders for barb wire from the factory at shipping Burlington to on an interstate rate of 17 while the rate from Burlington to same points for same goods is John and other shippers testified that the discriminations existing are disastrous to their business and virtually excludes them from points on the Ry in northern Expense giving the rate for fourth class goods on state and interstate shipments were from which the following comparisons of charges is tabulated Jnrvut Prom the Saturday Evening An old Des Moines county on tho nth of this month at where he had lived for some Ho was a native of was born in and came to this county in locating to Huron township whore ho resided until after tho civil Pike was a printer by and in younger days had more or less inter in Ohio newspaper offices with men who afterward became famous In politics or At the age of ten years ho was apprenticed to the office of Ohio at its editor being the famous Thomas Pike was i gentleman of quiet and inoffensive who made friends while his lovable character enabled him to retain all of his While living in this county he occupied himselff principally at but for a llmitedr period at least he was engaged the Burlington The deceased had an apjjtude for untl his fund of pioneer lore replete and for tho most part After his removal to Kansas in he continued to manifest a and unaffected interest in Iowa and from time to time furnished articles tor the papers hero descriptive of the pioneer Iowa period he saw Being a ready and pleasing and know ing the of that touch which sometimes can lend a color of interest to the most ordinary It was no trouble for Pike to secure a wide reading for his clover and entertaining Less than four years ago he contributed to the Pnut columns a series of chapters on early Des Moines coun ty history that were highly prized by the pioneers still and much talked Pike was not a man of great physical else with keen knowledge of men and and his ready powers of he might have made his mark in the He will be remembered as a kindly whose friendships were pure and manner who reverenced Maker and made allowances for weak nesses and defects inherent In the human He leaves throe wife and one son having died several years But one of the editor of the Fort Madison now a resident of The New May of the Atchinson directors has Issued a circular to the formally an nouncing the acquirement of the Louis and San Francisco Wit anil Two negatives from a photographer do not make an They only make it more difficult which to select your dozen A young woman who has been reading up on financial topics says that the sur plus in the treasury is not nearly as dis tressing as the Sir minus at a From To Miles Cedar Shell Rock Xanly Albert From Rate Miles Bate 357 3BK 410 tSl vet May the Oneida whowas discharged by the directors for punishing Severely an unruly bojvhas sued the hoard for her wages for the un expiredrportion of the year and are soon Until the railway crosses the northern boundary of the but once across the the rate from Burlington to Minnesota drop 40 per and to Albert 19 miles further than he same rate as from Louis is estab 17 Complainants testified that the dis criminations have existed since the cut rate made by the trunjtlines last February that at the promulgation of the March by by the tnmk Ttrrrf ifin on northfand west boond company refused to pai rates oaito local tfat the propoed she exclaimed tre as she felt his arm steal about her slender what are you doing Trying to operate a belt To kiss but not though In theory ttotxt Tiln my brothers A KiSK IK like bound to be passed From one lips to anothers Kate flews Imagine the torturing hesitation of the average small boy trying to declde whether he would rather go to a real cir cus or see his little brother get a A popular soprano is said to have voice of fine a willowy cherry chestnut hair and hazel She must have been raised in the lumber Hows your family Pretty thank Any of your married yet I cant understand why they dont go off they use powder goodness Cow Ot said I am anti slavery but I would like to see messenger boy put up at auction just Why It would be so inter esting to see him when be was WiuMngton Prison seem an honest fellow and I feel an interest IB Could anything be done to make you more comfortable Convict You Convict I ask whether yom ever expect to meet your indebtedness Meet It Great 1 meet it every time I go intothe streetf Dont yon throw it often Too mother opening pantry what are doing upthere nothing for my Sunday icBo sheet Its got lost IfjrouwiBi iroaomr   

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